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The Sphinx

Oscar Wilde

The Sphinx

by Oscar Wilde

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Rice University Press in Houston, TX .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wilde, Oscar, -- 1854-1900,
  • Wilde, Oscar, -- 1854-1900 -- Illustrations,
  • Sphinxes (Mythology) -- Poetry,
  • Illustration of books -- Great Britain -- 19th century,
  • Book design -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Oscar Wilde ; with decorations by Charles Ricketts ; edited and with an afterword by Nicholas Frankel.
    GenrePoetry
    SeriesLiterature by design: British and American books 1889-1930
    ContributionsFrankel, Nicholas, 1962-, Ricketts, Charles S., 1866-1931.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5820 .S6 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23954369M
    ISBN 109780892630325, 9780892630332, 9780892630349, 9780892630356
    LC Control Number2009048687

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